Place-based education

It’s All Just Part of the Routine, Apprentices at Merck Forest

Before chores, the farm staff gathers in the maintenance building office. If it’s chillier out, like this morning, mugs of tea and coffee line the table, sending steam curls up into the air. Emilie, Carolyn, and Becca know the routine; they’ve been working this schedule for nearly 8 months as part of their year-long apprenticeship. …

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Being sustainable is not always black and white

Merck Forest, as an education non-profit, is always seeking ways to let members and visitors know what programs, events, and activities are happening here at the farm and forest. As an organization that strives to be sustainable, MFFC struggles to find the most environmentally-friendly ways to publicize the programs, events, and activities.We are constantly looking …

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